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February 2nd, 2007 (February 02 2007)DeathVijay Arora, Indian film and television actor (born in 1944)
February 2nd, 2007 (February 02 2007)DeathBilly Henderson, American singer (The Spinners) (born in 1939)
February 2nd, 2007 (February 02 2007)DeathJoe Hunter, American pianist and bandleader of The Funk Brothers (born in 1927)
February 2nd, 2007 (February 02 2007)DeathFilippo Raciti, Italian police officer (born in 1967)
February 2nd, 2007 (February 02 2007)DeathMasao Takemoto, Japanese gymnast (born in 1919)
February 2nd, 2007 (February 02 2007)DeathEric von Schmidt, American folk/blues singer-songwriter (born in 1931)
February 2nd, 2005 (February 02 2005)DeathMax Schmeling, German boxer (born in 1905)
February 2nd, 2004 (February 02 2004)DeathBernard McEveety, American film director (born in 1924)
February 2nd, 2003 (February 02 2003)DeathLou Harrison, American composer (born in 1917)
February 2nd, 2002 (February 02 2002)EventThe wedding of Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands to the Argentinean born Maxima Zorreguieta takes place.
February 2nd, 2002 (February 02 2002)DeathPaul Baloff, American singer (Exodus) (born in 1960)
February 2nd, 2002 (February 02 2002)DeathClaude Brown, American writer (born in 1937)
February 2nd, 1999 (February 02 1999)DeathDavid McComb, Australian musician (The Triffids) (born in 1962)
February 2nd, 1998 (February 02 1998)EventA Cebu Pacific Air DC-9-32 crashes into a mountain near Cagayan de Oro, Philippines, killing 104.
February 2nd, 1997 (February 02 1997)DeathErich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (born in 1913)
February 2nd, 1997 (February 02 1997)DeathSanford Meisner, American actor (born in 1904)
February 2nd, 1996 (February 02 1996)DeathGene Kelly, American dancer, actor, and director (born in 1912)
February 2nd, 1995 (February 02 1995)DeathFred Perry, British former tennis player (born in 1909)
February 2nd, 1995 (February 02 1995)DeathDonald Pleasence, English actor (born in 1919)
February 2nd, 1992 (February 02 1992)BirthDanielle White, American singer
February 2nd, 1992 (February 02 1992)DeathBert Parks, American television host (born in 1914)
February 2nd, 1990 (February 02 1990)EventApartheid: In South Africa President F.W. de Klerk allows the African National Congress to legally function again and promises to set Nelson Mandela free.Nelson Mandela Quotes
February 2nd, 1990 (February 02 1990)DeathJoe Erskine, Welsh boxer (born in 1934)
February 2nd, 1989 (February 02 1989)EventSoviet war in Afghanistan: The last Soviet Union armored column leaves Kabul, ending nine years of military occupation.
February 2nd, 1989 (February 02 1989)EventSatellite television service Sky Television plc launched in Europe.
February 2nd, 1989 (February 02 1989)DeathOndrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (born in 1951)
February 2nd, 1988 (February 02 1988)DeathMarcel Bozzuffi, French film actor (born in 1929)
February 2nd, 1987 (February 02 1987)BirthGerard Pique, Spanish football player
February 2nd, 1987 (February 02 1987)BirthMartin Spanjers, American actor
February 2nd, 1987 (February 02 1987)DeathCastilho, Brazilian footballer (born in 1927)
February 2nd, 1987 (February 02 1987)DeathAlistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (born in 1922)
February 2nd, 1983 (February 02 1983)BirthCarolina Kluft, Swedish athlete
February 2nd, 1983 (February 02 1983)BirthAlex Westaway, British musician
February 2nd, 1983 (February 02 1983)BirthWill South, Thirteen Senses frontman
February 2nd, 1983 (February 02 1983)BirthJordin Tootoo, Canadian hockey player
February 2nd, 1982 (February 02 1982)EventHama Massacre: The government of Syria attacks the town of Hama and kills thousands of people.
February 2nd, 1982 (February 02 1982)BirthHan Ga In, South Korean model/actress
February 2nd, 1982 (February 02 1982)BirthSergio Castano, Spanish footballer
February 2nd, 1982 (February 02 1982)BirthKelly Mazzante, American basketball player
February 2nd, 1982 (February 02 1982)DeathPaul Desruisseaux, French Canadian lawyer, businessman and politician (b 1905)
February 2nd, 1981 (February 02 1981)BirthJason Kapono, American basketball player
February 2nd, 1980 (February 02 1980)EventReports surface that FBI personnel were targeting members of the U.S. Congress in the Abscam sting operation.
February 2nd, 1980 (February 02 1980)EventThis Revolutionary Communist Party of Turkey is formally founded.
February 2nd, 1980 (February 02 1980)BirthTeddy Hart, Canadian professional wrestler
February 2nd, 1980 (February 02 1980)BirthGucci Mane, African-American rapper
February 2nd, 1980 (February 02 1980)BirthOleguer Presas, Spanish football player
February 2nd, 1980 (February 02 1980)DeathWilliam Howard Stein, Nobel laureate (born in 1911)
February 2nd, 1979 (February 02 1979)BirthFani Halkia, Greek hurdler
February 2nd, 1979 (February 02 1979)BirthIrini Terzoglou, Greek shot putter
February 2nd, 1979 (February 02 1979)DeathSid Vicious, English musician (Sex Pistols) (born in 1957)
February 2nd, 1978 (February 02 1978)BirthEden Espinosa, American singer and stage actress
February 2nd, 1978 (February 02 1978)BirthBarry Ferguson, Scotish football player
February 2nd, 1977 (February 02 1977)BirthShakira, Colombian singer
February 2nd, 1977 (February 02 1977)BirthLibor Sionko, Czech football player
February 2nd, 1977 (February 02 1977)BirthHeather Martin, American gospel singer
February 2nd, 1976 (February 02 1976)EventThe Groundhog Day gale hits the north-eastern United States and south-eastern Canada.
February 2nd, 1976 (February 02 1976)BirthJames Hickman, British swimmer
February 2nd, 1976 (February 02 1976)BirthLori Beth Denberg, American actress
February 2nd, 1975 (February 02 1975)BirthIeroklis Stoltidis, Greek footballer
February 2nd, 1975 (February 02 1975)BirthVaggelis Koutsoures, Greek footballer
February 2nd, 1975 (February 02 1975)BirthTodd Bertuzzi, Canadian hockey player
February 2nd, 1975 (February 02 1975)BirthNiclas Wallin, Swedish hockey player
February 2nd, 1974 (February 02 1974)EventThe F-16 Fighting Falcon flies for the first time.
February 2nd, 1973 (February 02 1973)BirthAleksander Tammert, Estonian discus thrower
February 2nd, 1973 (February 02 1973)DeathHendrik Elias, Belgian politician (born in 1902)
February 2nd, 1972 (February 02 1972)EventThe British embassy in Dublin is destroyed in protest over Bloody Sunday.
February 2nd, 1972 (February 02 1972)BirthDana International, Israeli singer
February 2nd, 1972 (February 02 1972)BirthMelvin Mora, Venezuelan baseball player
February 2nd, 1972 (February 02 1972)BirthTego Calderon , nominated reggaeton singer/rapper.
February 2nd, 1972 (February 02 1972)DeathNatalie Clifford Barney, American writer (born in 1876)
February 2nd, 1971 (February 02 1971)EventAfter a coup in Uganda, Idi Amin replaces President Milton Obote as leader.Idi Amin Quotes
February 2nd, 1970 (February 02 1970)BirthNikolaos Michopoulos, Greek footballer
February 2nd, 1970 (February 02 1970)BirthC. Ernst Harth, Canadian actor
February 2nd, 1970 (February 02 1970)BirthJennifer Westfeldt, American actress
February 2nd, 1970 (February 02 1970)BirthRoar Strand, Norwegian footballer
February 2nd, 1970 (February 02 1970)DeathLawrence Gray, American actor (b.1898)
February 2nd, 1970 (February 02 1970)DeathBertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, English mathematician, writer and philosopher, Nobel laureate (born in 1872)Bertrand Russell Quotes
February 2nd, 1969 (February 02 1969)BirthValeri Karpin, Russian footballer
February 2nd, 1969 (February 02 1969)BirthTim Sherwood, English footballer
February 2nd, 1969 (February 02 1969)DeathBoris Karloff, English actor (born in 1887)
February 2nd, 1968 (February 02 1968)BirthSean Elliott, American basketball player
February 2nd, 1968 (February 02 1968)BirthScott Erickson, MLB pitcher
February 2nd, 1967 (February 02 1967)EventThe American Basketball Association is formed.
February 2nd, 1967 (February 02 1967)BirthArturs Irbe, Latvian hockey player
February 2nd, 1967 (February 02 1967)BirthLaurent Nkunda, Congolese general
February 2nd, 1966 (February 02 1966)EventPakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir dispute as number one item for the proposed Indo-Pak ministerial talks after 1965 war.
February 2nd, 1966 (February 02 1966)BirthAndrei Chesnokov, Russian former tennis player
February 2nd, 1966 (February 02 1966)BirthD. C. Douglas, American actor and director
February 2nd, 1966 (February 02 1966)BirthRobert DeLeo, American musician (Stone Temple Pilots)
February 2nd, 1965 (February 02 1965)BirthCarl Airey, English footballer
February 2nd, 1965 (February 02 1965)BirthNaoki Sano, Japanese professional wrestler
February 2nd, 1963 (February 02 1963)BirthEva Cassidy, American singer (died in 1996)
February 2nd, 1963 (February 02 1963)BirthPhilip Laats, Belgian judoka
February 2nd, 1962 (February 02 1962)BirthAndy Fordham, English darts player
February 2nd, 1962 (February 02 1962)BirthPaul Kilgus, baseball player
February 2nd, 1962 (February 02 1962)BirthMichael T. Weiss, American actor
February 2nd, 1961 (February 02 1961)BirthLauren Lane, American actress
February 2nd, 1961 (February 02 1961)BirthSteve Penney, National Hockey League goaltender
February 2nd, 1960 (February 02 1960)BirthJari Porttila, Finnish sports journalist
February 2nd, 1958 (February 02 1958)BirthMichel Marc Bouchard, Quebec playwright
February 2nd, 1957 (February 02 1957)EventPresident Iskander Mirza of Pakistan lays the foundation-stone of the Guddu Barrage across river Indus near Sukkur.
February 2nd, 1957 (February 02 1957)DeathGrigory Landsberg, Russian physicist (born in 1890)
February 2nd, 1956 (February 02 1956)DeathCharles Grapewin, American actor (born in 1869)
February 2nd, 1956 (February 02 1956)DeathPyotr Konchalovsky, Russian painter (born in 1876)
February 2nd, 1954 (February 02 1954)BirthChristie Brinkley, American model
February 2nd, 1954 (February 02 1954)BirthHansi Hinterseer, Austrian singer, actor, former skier
February 2nd, 1954 (February 02 1954)BirthJohn Tudor, American baseball pitcherJohn Tudor Quotes
February 2nd, 1953 (February 02 1953)BirthDuane Chapman, American bounty hunter.
February 2nd, 1952 (February 02 1952)BirthGenichiro Tenryu, Japanese professional wrestler
February 2nd, 1950 (February 02 1950)DeathConstantin Caratheodory, Greek mathematician (born in 1873)
February 2nd, 1949 (February 02 1949)BirthBrent Spiner, American actor
February 2nd, 1949 (February 02 1949)BirthRoss Valory, American musician (Journey)
February 2nd, 1949 (February 02 1949)BirthFrancisco Maturana, Colombian football manager
February 2nd, 1948 (February 02 1948)BirthAl McKay, American guitarist and songwriter (Earth, Wind & Fire)
February 2nd, 1948 (February 02 1948)BirthRoger Williamson, English racecar driver (died in 1973)Roger Williams Quotes
February 2nd, 1948 (February 02 1948)DeathBevil Rudd, South African athlete (born in 1894)
February 2nd, 1948 (February 02 1948)DeathThomas W. Lamont, American banker; father or Corliss Lamont; great-grandfather of Ned Lamont (born in 1870)
February 2nd, 1947 (February 02 1947)BirthFarrah Fawcett, American actress
February 2nd, 1946 (February 02 1946)EventThe Proclamation of Hungarian Republic is made.
February 2nd, 1946 (February 02 1946)BirthAlpha Oumar Konare, ex-president of Mali
February 2nd, 1945 (February 02 1945)DeathCarl Friedrich Goerdeler, German politician (born in 1884)
February 2nd, 1944 (February 02 1944)BirthKaren Foss, American broadcaster
February 2nd, 1944 (February 02 1944)BirthGeoffrey Hughes, British actor
February 2nd, 1943 (February 02 1943)EventWorld War II: The last German forces surrender to the Soviets after the Battle of Stalingrad.
February 2nd, 1943 (February 02 1943)BirthSusan Hanson, English actress
February 2nd, 1942 (February 02 1942)BirthGraham Nash, American (British-born) rock musician
February 2nd, 1942 (February 02 1942)DeathDaniil Kharms, Russian playwright (born in 1905)
February 2nd, 1940 (February 02 1940)EventFrank Sinatra debuts with the Tommy Dorsey orchestra.Frank Sinatra Quotes
February 2nd, 1940 (February 02 1940)BirthDavid Jason, English actor
February 2nd, 1940 (February 02 1940)BirthWayne Fontes, American football coach
February 2nd, 1939 (February 02 1939)BirthAkbar Adibi, Iranian scientist, father of electronics in Iran (died in 2000)
February 2nd, 1937 (February 02 1937)BirthDon Buford, All-Star MLB outfielder
February 2nd, 1937 (February 02 1937)BirthRemak Ramsay, American actor
February 2nd, 1937 (February 02 1937)BirthTom Smothers, American musician and comedian
February 2nd, 1936 (February 02 1936)BirthDuane Jones, American actor
February 2nd, 1935 (February 02 1935)EventLeonarde Keeler tests the first polygraph machine.
February 2nd, 1933 (February 02 1933)EventAdolf Hitler dissolves the German Parliament.Adolf Hitler Quotes
February 2nd, 1933 (February 02 1933)BirthThan Shwe, ruler of Myanmar
February 2nd, 1933 (February 02 1933)BirthTony Jay, English actor (died in 2006)
February 2nd, 1932 (February 02 1932)BirthRobert Mandan, American actor
February 2nd, 1932 (February 02 1932)DeathAgha Petros, Assyrian nationalist leader
February 2nd, 1931 (February 02 1931)BirthDries van Agt, Dutch politician
February 2nd, 1931 (February 02 1931)BirthLes Dawson, British comedian (died in 1993)
February 2nd, 1931 (February 02 1931)BirthJudith Viorst, American author
February 2nd, 1928 (February 02 1928)BirthAloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr., civil rights activist and author (died in 1998)
February 2nd, 1927 (February 02 1927)BirthStan Getz, American musician (died in 1991)
February 2nd, 1926 (February 02 1926)BirthValery Giscard d Estaing, French politician
February 2nd, 1926 (February 02 1926)DeathVladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (born in 1848)
February 2nd, 1925 (February 02 1925)EventSerum run to Nome: Dog sleds reach Nome, Alaska with diphtheria serum, inspiring the Iditarod race.
February 2nd, 1925 (February 02 1925)BirthElaine Stritch, American actress
February 2nd, 1925 (February 02 1925)DeathJaap Eden, Dutch skater and cyclist (born in 1873)
February 2nd, 1924 (February 02 1924)BirthElfi von Dassanowsky, Austrian-American producer and musician
February 2nd, 1923 (February 02 1923)BirthJames Dickey, American poet and author (died in 1997)
February 2nd, 1923 (February 02 1923)BirthBonita Granville, American actress (died in 1988)
February 2nd, 1923 (February 02 1923)BirthRed Schoendienst, Hall of Famer baseball player and manager
February 2nd, 1923 (February 02 1923)BirthLiz Smith, American gossip columnist
February 2nd, 1922 (February 02 1922)EventUlysses by James Joyce is published in Paris, France.James Joyce Quotes
February 2nd, 1922 (February 02 1922)DeathWilliam Desmond Taylor, Irish film director (born in 1872)
February 2nd, 1920 (February 02 1920)EventThe Tartu Peace Treaty is signed between Estonia and Russia.
February 2nd, 1920 (February 02 1920)EventFrance occupies Memel.
February 2nd, 1918 (February 02 1918)BirthHella S. Haasse, Dutch writer
February 2nd, 1918 (February 02 1918)DeathJohn L. Sullivan, American heavyweight boxer (born in 1858)
February 2nd, 1916 (February 02 1916)BirthXuan Di?u, Vietnamese poet (died in 1985)
February 2nd, 1915 (February 02 1915)BirthAbba Eban, Israeli diplomat (died in 2002)Abba Eban Quotes
February 2nd, 1915 (February 02 1915)BirthStan Leonard, Canadian professional golfer (died in 2005)
February 2nd, 1914 (February 02 1914)BirthEric Kierans, Canadian politician and economist (died in 2004)
February 2nd, 1913 (February 02 1913)EventGrand Central Station was opened in New York City.
February 2nd, 1913 (February 02 1913)BirthPoul Reichhardt, Danish actor (died in 1985)
February 2nd, 1912 (February 02 1912)BirthBurton Lane, American composer and lyricist (died in 1997)
February 2nd, 1909 (February 02 1909)BirthFrank Albertson, American actor (died in 1964)
February 2nd, 1908 (February 02 1908)BirthWes Ferrell, All-Star MLB pitcher (died in 1976)
February 2nd, 1907 (February 02 1907)DeathDmitri Mendeleev, Russian chemist (born in 1834)
February 2nd, 1905 (February 02 1905)BirthAyn Rand, Russian-born author and philosopher (died in 1982)Ayn Rand Quotes
February 2nd, 1904 (February 02 1904)DeathWilliam C. Whitney, American financier (born in 1841)
February 2nd, 1902 (February 02 1902)BirthNewbold Morris, American politician (died in 1966)
February 2nd, 1901 (February 02 1901)EventQueen Victoria s funeral takes place.
February 2nd, 1901 (February 02 1901)BirthJascha Heifetz, Lithuanian violinist (died in 1987)Jascha Heifetz Quotes
February 2nd, 1900 (February 02 1900)BirthWillie Kamm, MLB third baseman (died in 1988)
February 2nd, 1899 (February 02 1899)EventThe Australian Premiers Conference held in Melbourne decides to locate Australia s capital (Canberra) between Sydney and Melbourne.
February 2nd, 1897 (February 02 1897)BirthHoward Johnson, American hotelier (died in 1972)
February 2nd, 1897 (February 02 1897)BirthAime Avignon, France s former oldest living man (died in 2007)
February 2nd, 1896 (February 02 1896)BirthKazimierz Kuratowski, Polish mathematician and logician (died in 1980)
February 2nd, 1895 (February 02 1895)BirthGeorge Halas, American football player, coach, and league founder (died in 1983)George Halas Quotes
February 2nd, 1895 (February 02 1895)DeathArchduke Albert, Austrian general (born in 1817)
February 2nd, 1893 (February 02 1893)BirthCornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (died in 1974)
February 2nd, 1893 (February 02 1893)BirthRaoul Riganti, Argentine racing driver (died in 1970)
February 2nd, 1890 (February 02 1890)BirthCharles Correll, American actor (died in 1972)
February 2nd, 1889 (February 02 1889)BirthJean de Lattre de Tassigny, French general, posthumous Marshal of France (died in 1952)
February 2nd, 1888 (February 02 1888)BirthFrederick Lane, Australian swimmer (died in 1969)
February 2nd, 1887 (February 02 1887)EventIn Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed.
February 2nd, 1887 (February 02 1887)BirthErnst Hanfstangl, German pianist and politician (died in 1975)
February 2nd, 1882 (February 02 1882)EventThe Knights of Columbus are formed in New Haven, Connecticut.
February 2nd, 1882 (February 02 1882)BirthJames Joyce, Irish author (died in 1941)James Joyce Quotes
February 2nd, 1881 (February 02 1881)BirthOrval Overall, major league baseball pitcher (died in 1947)
February 2nd, 1880 (February 02 1880)EventThe first electric streetlight is installed in Wabash, Indiana.
February 2nd, 1878 (February 02 1878)EventGreece declares war on Turkey.
February 2nd, 1878 (February 02 1878)BirthAlfred Hajos, Hungarian swimmer (died in 1955)
February 2nd, 1876 (February 02 1876)EventThe National League of Professional Baseball Clubs of Major League Baseball is formed.
February 2nd, 1875 (February 02 1875)BirthFritz Kreisler, Austrian violinist (died in 1962)
February 2nd, 1873 (February 02 1873)BirthKonstantin von Neurath, German foreign minister 1932-1938 (died in 1956)
February 2nd, 1861 (February 02 1861)BirthSolomon R. Guggenheim, American art collector and philanthropist (died in 1949) Solomon Quotes
February 2nd, 1860 (February 02 1860)BirthCurtis Guild, Jr., 43rd Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1915)
February 2nd, 1851 (February 02 1851)BirthJose Guadalupe Posada, Mexican artist (died in 1913)
February 2nd, 1849 (February 02 1849)BirthPavol Orszagh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (died in 1921)
February 2nd, 1848 (February 02 1848)EventMexican-American War: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed, ending the war.
February 2nd, 1848 (February 02 1848)EventCalifornia Gold Rush: The first ship with Chinese emigrants seeking fortune in California s gold country arrives in San Francisco, California.
February 2nd, 1842 (February 02 1842)BirthYulian Vasilievich Sokhotski, Russian mathematician (died in 1927)
February 2nd, 1841 (February 02 1841)BirthFrancois-Alphonse Forel, Swiss hydrologist (died in 1912)
February 2nd, 1829 (February 02 1829)BirthAlfred Brehm, German zoologist (died in 1884)
February 2nd, 1812 (February 02 1812)EventRussia establishes a fur trading colony at what is now Fort Ross, California.
February 2nd, 1804 (February 02 1804)DeathGeorge Walton, Signer of the Declaration of Independence (born in 1749-50)
February 2nd, 1803 (February 02 1803)BirthAlbert Sidney Johnston, American Confederate general (died in 1862)
February 2nd, 1802 (February 02 1802)BirthJean Baptiste Boussingault, French chemist (died in 1887)
February 2nd, 1802 (February 02 1802)DeathWelbore Ellis, 1st Baron Mendip, British statesman (born in 1713)
February 2nd, 1790 (February 02 1790)EventThe U.S. Supreme Court convenes for the first time after an unsuccessful attempt on February 1.
February 2nd, 1787 (February 02 1787)EventArthur St. Clair is elected the 9th President of the President of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation.
February 2nd, 1786 (February 02 1786)BirthJacques Philippe Marie Binet, French mathematician (died in 1856)
February 2nd, 1769 (February 02 1769)DeathPope Clement XIII (born in 1693)
February 2nd, 1768 (February 02 1768)DeathRobert Smith, English mathematician (born in 1689)
February 2nd, 1754 (February 02 1754)BirthCharles Maurice de Talleyrand, French politician (died in 1838)
February 2nd, 1723 (February 02 1723)DeathAntonio Maria Valsalva, Italian anatomist (born in 1666)
February 2nd, 1717 (February 02 1717)BirthErnst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon, Austrian field marshal (died in 1790)
February 2nd, 1714 (February 02 1714)BirthGottfried August Homilius, German composer (died in 1785)
February 2nd, 1714 (February 02 1714)DeathJohn Sharp, English Archbishop of York (born in 1643)
February 2nd, 1712 (February 02 1712)DeathMartin Lister, English naturalist and physician
February 2nd, 1711 (February 02 1711)BirthWenzel Anton von Kaunitz, Austrian diplomat (died in 1794)
February 2nd, 1709 (February 02 1709)EventAlexander Selkirk is rescued from shipwreck on a desert island, inspiring the book Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.Daniel Defoe Quotes
February 2nd, 1704 (February 02 1704)DeathGuillaume Francois Antoine, Marquis de l Hopital, French mathematician (born in 1661)
February 2nd, 1700 (February 02 1700)BirthJohann Christoph Gottsched, German writer (died in 1766)
February 2nd, 1695 (February 02 1695)BirthWilliam Borlase, English naturalist (died in 1772)
February 2nd, 1695 (February 02 1695)BirthFrancois de Chevert, French general (died in 1769)
February 2nd, 1688 (February 02 1688)DeathAbraham Duquesne, French naval officer (born in 1610) Abraham Quotes
February 2nd, 1669 (February 02 1669)BirthLouis Marchand, French organist and harpsichordist (died in 1732)
February 2nd, 1661 (February 02 1661)DeathLucas Holstenius, German humanist (born in 1596)
February 2nd, 1660 (February 02 1660)DeathGovert Flinck, Dutch painter (born in 1615)
February 2nd, 1660 (February 02 1660)DeathGaston, Duke of Orleans, French politician (born in 1608)
February 2nd, 1653 (February 02 1653)EventNew Amsterdam (later renamed The City of New York) is incorporated.
February 2nd, 1650 (February 02 1650)BirthNell Gwynne, English actress and royal mistress (died in 1687)
February 2nd, 1649 (February 02 1649)BirthPope Benedict XIII (died in 1730)
February 2nd, 1648 (February 02 1648)DeathGeorge Abbot, English writer
February 2nd, 1621 (February 02 1621)BirthJohannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (died in 1679)
February 2nd, 1613 (February 02 1613)BirthNoel Chabanel, French Jesuit missionary (died in 1649)
February 2nd, 1600 (February 02 1600)BirthGabriel Naude, French librarian and scholar (died in 1653)
February 2nd, 1594 (February 02 1594)DeathGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer (born in 1525)
February 2nd, 1580 (February 02 1580)DeathBessho Nagaharu, Japanese retainer (born in 1558)
February 2nd, 1542 (February 02 1542)EventPortuguese under Christovao da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Bacente.
February 2nd, 1536 (February 02 1536)EventSpaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina.
February 2nd, 1529 (February 02 1529)DeathBaldassare Castiglione, Italian writer (born in 1478)
February 2nd, 1522 (February 02 1522)BirthLodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician (died in 1565)
February 2nd, 1509 (February 02 1509)EventThe Battle of Diu takes place near Diu, India, between Portugal and Turkey.
February 2nd, 1506 (February 02 1506)BirthRene de Birague, French cardinal and chancellor (died in 1583)
February 2nd, 1502 (February 02 1502)BirthDamiao de Gois, Portuguese philosopher (died in 1574) Philo Quotes
February 2nd, 1494 (February 02 1494)BirthBona Sforza, queen of Sigismund I of Poland (died in 1557)
February 2nd, 1461 (February 02 1461)DeathOwen Tudor, Welsh founder of the Tudor dynasty of England
February 2nd, 1455 (February 02 1455)BirthKing John of Denmark (died in 1513)
February 2nd, 1250 (February 02 1250)DeathEric XI of Sweden (born in 1216)
February 2nd, 1218 (February 02 1218)DeathKonstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (born in 1186)
February 2nd, 1208 (February 02 1208)BirthJames I of Aragon (died in 1276)
February 2nd, 1124 (February 02 1124)DeathBorivoj II of Bohemia
February 2nd, 1032 (February 02 1032)EventConrad II, Holy Roman Emperor becomes King of Burgundy.
February 2nd, 0962 (February 02 0962)EventTranslatio imperii: Pope John XII crowns Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, the first Holy Roman Emperor in nearly 40 years.
February 2nd, 0672 (February 02 0672)DeathSaint Chad

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